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My Mistake: League of Women Voters Is Partisan as They Come

The League of Women Voters' ringing condemnation of Florida's voucher program Tuesday hit me like a bucket of ice water.

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Related Topix: Florida, Port St. Lucie, FL, St. Lucie, FL

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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Flag football: Martin County stuns Gardens on final play

Elizabeth Moberg threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Keke Smith as time expired Tuesday, giving Martin County High School's flag football team a 12-6 win against Palm Beach Gardens at Palm Beach Gardens.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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Martin County taking second look at public water extension to North Skyline Drive

The County Commission at its meeting today will reconsider extending public water to the North Skyline Drive area of Jensen Beach.

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Related Topix: Jensen Beach, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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Lacrosse: First-round play-in capsules

District finals: Benjamin defeated Jupiter 8-6 in District 20; Jensen Beach defeated Vero Beach 6-5 in District 19. The winner plays: District 17 champion Viera or District 18 champion Melbourne Central Catholic in a second-round play-in game on Friday.

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Related Topix: Vero Beach, FL, Jensen Beach, FL, Jupiter, FL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Wreck closes SB I-95 near Bridge Road in Hobe Sound

A wreck on southbound Interstate 95 has closed the highway this morning at the Bridge Road interchange, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Hobe Sound, FL

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Ginny Beagan: Encounter gators, other local wildlife on Lake Okeechobee airboat ride

PHOTOS BY GINNY BEAGAN/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS "I have the best job in the world," said Captain Troy Walton of Eaglebay Airboat rides in Okeechobee.

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Related Topix: Okeechobee, FL, Jensen Beach, FL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Martin County Sheriff's Office busts alleged drug house

Martin County Sheriff's Office officials say they have shut down an alleged drug house in Stuart, a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said Friday.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Treatment center proposes expanded facility in Hobe Sound

From growth and development to roads to property values, we're tracking news that is shaping our future.

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Related Topix: Hobe Sound, FL

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Mobile food pantry benefits Banner Lake residents

Volunteers from United Way of Martin County's Martin Volunteers program helped the Treasure Coast Food Bank operate a mobile food pantry on April 11. Pictured are Jo Haberland, Jimmie Haslom and Collette Klinsky.

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Related Topix: Hobe Sound, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Martin County notebook: Slugger Vasquez leaving a legacy at Martin County

When the Martin County baseball team beat rival Jensen Beach on Tuesday night, Jeremy Vasquez closed out the 5-0 win by striking out two of three batters he faced in the seventh inning.

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Related Topix: Jensen Beach, FL

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Rating Action Summary --9,752... )--Founder and CEO of KING AEROSPACE Jerry Allan King-Echevarria Shares his Personal Spiritual Connection with the Life, Ministry and Works of Texas Landscape pain... )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded three classes of TIAA CMBS I Trust's commercial mortgage pass-through certificates, series 2001-C1.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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With Martin Commission OK, sales tax heads to November ballot

Voters this November will check yes or no on a four-year, 1 percent sales tax to pay for work on existing roads and bridges.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Sewall's Point, FL, Jupiter Island, FL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Martin County Environmental Studies Center to build new turtle tank

Christian Bastidas, 6, leans in with his stepfather Buddy Kirkhart of Stuart who holds his son Tristan Kirkhart, 2, as they watch Sandy, a loggerhead sea turtle, swim by in 2012 at the Environmental Studies Center in Jensen Beach.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Jensen Beach, FL

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Stuart commissioners give first approval to home-design standards

City commissioners unanimously gave first approval Monday night to a set of home-design standards drafted to protect residents in single-family home communities from waking up to discover a boxy manufactured home next door.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Hobe Sound, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Stuart commissioners pass stronger fertilizer ordinance to protect lagoon | Interactive map

Three years after enacting the Treasure Coast's first restrictions on fertilizer application, the City Commission on Monday tightened its regulations to align with those adopted by Martin County.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, St. Lucie, FL, Natural Disasters, Flood

WPTV Local News

Gov. Scott booed by protestors last year

Booed by protestors last summer, Governor Rick Scott was back on the Treasure Coast talking about the Indian River Lagoon.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott, Sewall's Point, FL

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Local Stuart woman named Salvation Army Volunteer of the Year

The recognition was given during the organization's annual Civic and Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, which was held Thursday, March 20, at Piper's Landing in Palm City.

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Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Palm City, FL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Curtis Disque files for re-election as Martin County judge

Incumbent Martin County Judge Curtis Disque is seeking re-election to his Group 2 position, according to paperwork filed with the Martin County Supervisor of Elections office.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Health Department to canvass Rio area Saturday in hopes of preventing dengue fever outbreak

Nick Clifton , an environmental specialist II with the Martin County Health Department, and Amanda Rivera, a health support technician with the Duval County Health Department, talk with Rio resident Jim Tabscott outside his home about the recent dengue fever cases before taking a blood sample from Tabscott, on North East 14th Court in Rio on Sept.

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Related Topix: Rio, FL, Jensen Beach, FL

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County, IRSC students to give presentations on dengue fever

On April 12, the FDOH-Martin County will partner with students from Indian River State College to spread the word about the importance of preventing mosquito borne illness, such as dengue fever, with a door to door prevention information campaign in the Rio area.

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Related Topix: Rio, FL, Jensen Beach, FL

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